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Lima, Peru, cob 1 real, 1659V, "Star of Lima" type, mintmark LIMA (Series IA), rare.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:650.00 USD Estimated At:800.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Lima, Peru, cob 1 real, 1659V,  Star of Lima  type, mintmark LIMA (Series IA), rare.
SOLD
1,600.00USD+ (280.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2017 Nov 02 @ 16:09UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Lima, Peru, cob 1 real, 1659V, "Star of Lima" type, mintmark LIMA (Series IA), rare. S-L5; KM-15; CT-989. 3.13 grams. Choice full cross-and-tressure, bold and full but off-center pillars-and-waves with dot-V-dot to left, star / LIMA / 1659 in center and dot-I-dot to right, full king's name in legend, attractively toned with the barest hint of surface corrosion. Pedigreed to our Auction #5 (lot #262) and our Auction #16 (lot #499), with photo-certificate. Recovered from: "Jupiter Wreck" (San Miguel el Arcangel), sunk in 1659 off the east coast of Florida